FaithBridge inroduces a new podcast series
that features the many professionals that are making a
difference in the lives of our community's foster
Focal Points is an informational audio series that focuses on
the personal testimonies and professional experience of those
who advocate for the sake of children and share our vision to
change the way America does foster care. Through such services
as clinical, legal and pastoral, these individuals help insure
the best possible care and outcomes for children in crisis.
Judy is mother of five, former foster mom and an
attorney of adoption law. Hear why she got involved in
practicing law and what a day in her life is like. She also
educates on temporary and legal guardianship. Judy's
passion and her knowledge in this work is inspiring,
encouraging and informative.
Judy Sartain- The Value of a Family Consultant
Bill Hancock and Judy Sartain continue their
conversation about guardianship, temporary guardianship, and
fostering. They shed some light on the system and how it works.
Judy shares why having a family consultant is so helpful when you
are involved in foster care ministry. Bill reminds us that
FaithBridge and its consultants are here to serve and make
fostering as simple as possible.
Judy Sartain- Fostering: From Beginning to End
Judy walks us through the process of how a child
enters care and how the child is either reunified with the family
of origin or finds a permanent home through adoption or
guardianship. She also reminds us that as Christian foster parents
we can have a tremendous impact on a child's life no matter how
long they stay in our home; one night to the rest of their lives.
"We are Jesus' hands and feet," she says, "and we need never forget
It's Not an Option For Me
Ryan Martin, a Pastor at Stonecreek Church, talks with
Bill Hancock about how he and his church got involved in foster
care ministry. "We are to be about this [ministry] it's not an
option for me." Ryan mentions that God broke his heart for foster
children and God made an impression on him that as a Pastor he
needed to lead by example. He describes his journey to becoming a
foster parent himself Don't miss this honest discussion about how
this ministry is being birthed in churches and people.